NYFW: Andrea Jiapei Li's Cool-Girl Utopian Army

Last season, Andrea Jiapei Li debuted the now-classic (in my heart) “cozy ghost” look during her spot on V-Files’ show, featuring the best rubbery oversized pullover sweatshirt tent. For Spring 2016, themed “Just Kids,” the New York designer sheared down the material and showed superhuman downtown droid chicas,… »9/11/15 5:50pm9/11/15 5:50pm

NYFW: How Much Do You Hate This Pink-on-Pink Rosie Assoulin Look?

Here is a look from Rosie Assoulin’s Spring 2016 collection, held today in a drained Manhattan swimming pool. It is pink on pink on pink, and so fucking ugly that I absolutely love it in its Chilli from TLC status; my colleague, Ellie Shechet, disagrees. “I literally hate that so much,” she typed at me in the private… »9/11/15 3:30pm9/11/15 3:30pm

ModCloth Plans Expansion, May Even Launch A Bridal Collection

ModCloth, the spunky, vintage-inspired retailer for Zooey Deschanel devotees, has until recently only been accessible online. But the July opening of their first brick-and-mortar store in San Francisco signaled the company’s plans for expansion: more physical stores, athletic wear, even a bridal collection. »8/31/15 10:15pm8/31/15 10:15pm

Happy 10th Anniversary to Jessica Simpson's Fashion Line!

Wow, time goes by really fast, doesn’t it? It was a decade ago that Jessica Simpson, American cultural icon, first launched her namesake clothing line, enabling us all to wear slightly platformed peep-toe pumps in varying shades of patent, and to stand tall among giants. »8/19/15 11:00am8/19/15 11:00am

Everyone Tried to Out-Model Each Other at the Paper Towns LA Premiere

Paper Towns is a new magical-teen-love movie based on the book by Fault in Our Stars author John Green, likely to be a summer hit. It also stars supermodel Cara Delevingne—it’s expected to launch her film career, actually—so the LA premiere over the weekend featured several models, modeling. »7/21/15 11:00am7/21/15 11:00am

Christian Audigier, the Genius Behind the Dreaded Ed Hardy, Has Died

Christian Audigier, the man who in the mid-2000s dressed an astonishing number of people in fake tattoo-and-rhinestone t-shirts, died this week in Los Angeles at the age of 57, reports LATF. In January, he had been diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome, also referred to as “bone marrow failure disorder.” He leaves a… »7/10/15 10:45am7/10/15 10:45am

OG Trendhumper Jeremy Scott Honored With Lavish New Documentary

Your younger brother’s third-favorite designer Jeremy Scott is finally receiving a documentary about his life and debut line for Moschino, and it’s filled with his celebrity followers—Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, A$AP Rocky, Rita Ora, 2NE1’s CL—effusing on the type of genius that dreams up putting two-foot wings on Adidas… »6/24/15 1:45pm6/24/15 1:45pm

Katy Perry Is Giving All the Rich Suburban Mom Realness Here

Katy Perry is enjoying her summer vacation in Mykonos, Greece, by giving us her best rich ‘70s suburban mom impression in a PF 2015 Missoni jumper. Not only does she have the slightly Fedora’d headgear, practical brown ballet flats, and oversized glasses down pat, she’s also wearing the expression of an exasperated,… »6/18/15 6:10pm6/18/15 6:10pm

Rich People Now Think Designer Logo Bags Are Declassé

Remember the early 2000s, when a designer logo handbag was the ultimate status symbol, to the point that not-rich people were either saving paychecks to cop them and/or trawling Canal Street for the best knockoffs? That era is over. These days, rich people think the logo bag is gauche, and would prefer to floss their… »6/16/15 4:50pm6/16/15 4:50pm

Why Am I Not Wearing This Kaftan Right Now

It’s barely summer in the Western hemisphere and designers have already been showing their Resort 2016 collections, a perennial happening indicative of fashion’s exhausting churn and demand for new designs to stay afloat. First comes Resort, then there’s Pre-Fall, then there’s Mid-Pre-Fall, then there’s… »6/12/15 5:50pm6/12/15 5:50pm

Vibrant Color, Icy Lace, and a Gaggle of Supermodels At the Tonys

The Tony Awards red carpet looked a leeeeetle different than it may have in recent years: it was filled to the brim with A-list models and fashion designers, so many their presence threatened to overshadow the theatre stars themselves. Why the sudden shift? Why, Anna Wintour, of course. »6/08/15 6:40pm6/08/15 6:40pm

Outstanding Bros of Governors Ball

Accompanying our festival fashion fatigue is the exhausting proliferation of street style photos that accompany/perpetuate it: endless galleries of conventionally pretty, skinny girls clad in similar fringe or slides or whatever else happens to be on trend that season. With few exceptions—Bill Cunningham at the Times,… »6/08/15 12:30pm6/08/15 12:30pm